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This hue is for the redhead who likes her shade anything but natural. Bright ruby edged in dark crimson gives a bold, dramatic look that demands notice. This color works beautifully with strong short shapes or long flowing lengths, but requires confidence and a bit of attitude. Click the notes for the professional formulas and tips on application. –– Laura Martin

Application: Section off a 1-2” strip of hair from the front hairline with a zigzag parting. Apply formula 2 to this area and isolate with foil. Apply formula 1 to all remaining hair. Process complete application for 30 minutes, then shampoo and condition.

Formulas: (on natural level 6)

1: Goldwell Topchic 1 part 7RO + 1 part 6RR with 20 Volume

2: Goldwell Topchic 2 parts 5RR + 1 part 5VV with 10 Volume

Special thanks to Laura Martin for this post. Laura is a professional hair stylist, former senior educator at ARROJO cosmetology school, and a creative non-fiction MFA student at Georgia College, Milledgeville, GA. Follow her inspirations on twitter @LarMarStyle

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